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Chris Matthews: John McCain had a Vietnam Flashback

Selah Green Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 1:36 PM
What does McCain's position on amnesty have to do with the qualifications of a defense sec nominee? And what commentators at the AC besides Pat Buchanan endorsed Hagel? Buchanan's endorsement is to be expected - he is an anti-Semite. The Libertarian ranks are filled with anti-Semites, so naturally they love Hagel the anti-Semite. The hatred of Jews shared by many Libertarians with Hagel, and the empathy for Iran and terrorist organizations, is leading to an appeasement mentality towards Iran's drive for nuclear weapons. Hagel is an incompetent, lazy former senator, who cannot answer a simple question ("were you right or wrong on your ridiculous assessment of the troop surge?"), and who stuttered, stammered, and ultimately got the

This week on a new episode of Harball, Chris Matthews had a few things to say about John McCain's appearance and speech at the Chuck Hagel confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. "John McCain grilled defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel during his confirmation hearing because of pent-up resentment over the Vietnam War, adding that he is “absolutely convinced” the Arizona senator and former prisoner of war suffered a traumatic flashback."

“Let me start tonight with this — why is John McCain so angry?” Matthews said. “Forty years after the Vietnam POWs came home, the most famous of them is angrier than ever....